Recently awarded grants

This page features grants made over the past three years through the following grant programmes; Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities, Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme (now closed), Revenue (now closed), County Grants, Christian Projects (grants awarded from 2019 onwards), Small Grants in the North-East (now closed) and Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged Children.

Under our Improving Lives programme we have six priority areas which include Positive Choices and Employment and Training for example. If you would like to search on any of the priority areas please type the name of the priority area into the keyword search.

360Giving  In addition to publishing details of our grants on our website, we have been working with 360Giving to make data about our grant-making freely accessible.  This spreadsheet contains details of all the grants we have awarded from 2012 until June 2020, formatted to the 360Giving data standard. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to be used and shared as they wish. The data must be attributed to The Henry Smith Charity.

Childs Hill School

£1,700 | Holiday Grant | London | Holiday Grants | 2018

Towards a day trip to the seaside for a group of disadvantaged children from the London Borough of Barnet

Childs Vision

£6,000 | County | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2020

Towards one year’s running costs of a charity supporting children who have witnessed, or been directly affected by, domestic abuse in Swale and Medway

Chilli Studios

£90,000 | Improving Lives | North West | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of the Engagement, Participation, Support, Development and Achievement programme (EPSDA), supporting people with mental health issues in Newcastle and Gateshead

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Support Networks and Family

Choice in Hackney

£139,000 | Improving Lives | London | Disability | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs, including the salary of a Work Experience Coach, of a project providing employability support for disabled people from north-east London who are unemployed, underemployed or at risk of unemployment

Priority areas
Employment and Training

Choices Islington

£90,000 | Revenue | London | Family Services | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing support to women, and their partners, with unplanned pregnancy, abortion, pregnancy loss and separation in the London Borough of Islington

Christ Church CE Academy

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | Yorkshire & the Humber | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a two night trip to an activity centre for a group of children from Huddersfield

Christchurch Activities For Young People

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2017

Towards a three night trip to Devon for a group of disadvantaged children from Dorset

Christchurch Activities For Young People

£2,500 | Holiday Grant | South West | Holiday Grants | 2019

Towards a four-night trip to Devon for children from Dorset

Chums Social Enterprise CIC

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing psychological interventions and support for children in Bedfordshire who have experienced trauma such as bereavement, sexual violence or war

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family

Churches Together in Cumbria

£51,500 | Christian Projects | North West | Christian Projects | 2020

Towards two years’ salary for an Anna Chaplaincy Lead to develop and co-ordinate the introduction and establishing of Anna Chaplaincy as a distinct ministry of the Church in Cumbria

Churn Project

£7,000 | County | South West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards one year’s running costs of a project providing activities and classes for older people, vulnerable families and others in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Churn Project

£10,000 | County | South West | Older People | 2018

Towards one year’s salary of the Older People’s Services Co-ordinator for the ‘Churn Good Neighbours’ project, providing activities and classes for older people in Gloucestershire

Ciaran Bingham Foundation Trust

£76,300 | Revenue | Yorkshire & the Humber | Older People | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a weekend and out-of-hours project in Leeds that works to reduce the social isolation of older people

Circle

£75,000 | Revenue | Scotland | Prisoners & Ex-Offenders | 2017

Towards two years’ continuation funding of the ‘HMP Addiewell Project’, supporting fathers in prison and on release into the community in West Lothian and North & South Lanarkshire

Circle

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Family Services | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of the Women’s Outreach Team providing 1 on 1 family support for vulnerable women who have committed an economically-motivated offence and have received non-custodial sentences in North and South Lanarkshire

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family
Positive Choices
Help at a Critical Moment

Circles South West

£90,000 | Revenue | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2017

Towards three years’ salary of the CEO at a project providing support to registered sex offenders in the South West of England

Cirencester Housing for Young People

£20,000 | County | South West | Homelessness | 2019

Towards two years’ salary of a Supported Housing Officer at a project providing accommodation and support to vulnerable homeless young people in Gloucestershire

Citadel Youth Centre

£138,200 | Improving Lives | Scotland | Family Services | 2020

Towards three years’ running costs of the Families Project, providing support to socially isolated and excluded children and their families in Leith, Edinburgh

Priority areas
Support Networks and Family

Citizens Advice Blackburn with Darwen

£116,300 | Revenue | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project that provides advice, information and support to disadvantaged people in Blackburn

Citizens Advice Broxtowe

£122,200 | Revenue | East Midlands | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2017

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing mental health support as well as debt and money advice in a deprived area of Nottinghamshire

Citizens Advice Bureau Epsom and Ewell

£80,800 | Improving Lives | South East | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of a 0.5 FTE Caseworker at a project providing advice, support and advocacy for individuals with severe and enduring mental health issues in East Surrey

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support

Citizens Advice Bureau North Lancashire

£179,600 | Improving Lives | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of a Benefits and Debt Caseworker at a project providing debt and benefits advice to vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals in Lancashire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice Calderdale

£180,000 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salaries of two specialist Caseworkers and a part-time Support Worker at a project providing a home-based advice and casework service for vulnerable individuals in West Yorkshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment

Citizens Advice Copeland

£111,400 | Improving Lives | North West | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of a Copeland Inclusion Worker at a project providing information, advice and support for vulnerable families and individuals in Cumbria

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment
Employment and Training

Citizens Advice Corby and Kettering

£123,600 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2018

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing specialist advice on welfare benefits, debt and financial capability to disadvantaged communities in Northamptonshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice Daventry & District

£103,900 | Improving Lives | East Midlands | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ salary of a Debt Caseworker and a Benefits Adviser at a project providing support, information and advice to disadvantaged people in Northamptonshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice Doncaster Borough

£175,700 | Improving Lives | Yorkshire & the Humber | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ continuation funding of a project providing free advice and support on debt, benefits, housing and employment to people across the Borough of Doncaster

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment
Accommodation Housing Support

Citizens Advice East Herts

£100,000 | Improving Lives | Eastern | Mental Health & Wellbeing | 2018

Towards three years’ salary of an Adviser, plus running costs of a project providing advice on personal finances and welfare benefits to people with mental health problems in Hertfordshire

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements

Citizens Advice Eastbourne

£180,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Disadvantaged Communities | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a project providing Money and Benefits Advice services for disadvantaged people in Eastbourne

Priority areas
Financial Inclusion Rights and Entitlements
Help at a Critical Moment

Citizens Advice Elmbridge (West)

£90,000 | Improving Lives | South East | Domestic & Sexual Abuse | 2019

Towards three years’ running costs of a domestic abuse volunteer project, providing emotional and practical support to those affected by domestic abuse in North Surrey

Priority areas
Help at a Critical Moment
Positive Choices
Support Networks and Family